once a mighty city, on the north central coast of Africa, 3.99, 100.
the most formidable commercial and military rival of Rome; conquered by Rome in the First Punic War (264-241), 1.39.
Second Punic War (219-202), 1.40; 3.47.
destroyed in the Third (149-146), 1.35; 2.76.
M. Tullius Cicero. De Officiis. With An English Translation. Walter Miller. Cambridge. Harvard University Press; Cambridge, Mass., London, England. 1913.
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